Release Note

OTRS Security Advisory 2020-03

January 10, 2020 — Please read carefully and check if the version of your OTRS system is affected by this vulnerability.

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Security Advisory Details

  • ID: OSA-2020-03
  • Date: 2020-01-10
  • Title: Possible to send drafted messages as wrong agent
  • Severity: 3.5 LOW
  • Product: OTRS 7.0.x, OTRS 6.0.x
  • Fixed in: OTRS 7.0.14, OTRS 6.0.25
  • References: CVE-2020-1767

OSA-2020-03 Possible to send drafted messages as wrong agent (CVE-2020-1767)


Product Affected:

This issue affects ((OTRS)) Community Edition 6.0.x. This issue affects OTRS 7.0.x.


Agent A is able to save a draft (i.e. for customer reply). Then Agent B can open the draft, change the text completely and send it in the name of Agent A. For the customer it will not be visible that the message was sent by another agent.

This issue affects:

((OTRS)) Community Edition
6.0.x version 6.0.24 and prior versions.

7.0.x version 7.0.13 and prior versions.

This issue was seen during production usage.
This issue has been assigned CVE-2020-1767.


Upgrade to OTRS 7.0.14, ((OTRS)) Community Edition 6.0.25.

Patch for ((OTRS)) Community Edition 6:

This issue is being tracked as 2020011042000836.

Modification History:

2020-01-10: Initial Publication.

Related Links:

CVE-2020-1767 at

CVSS Score:

3.5 ( CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Risk Level:


Release Details

  • Release name:
    OTRS Security Advisory 2020-03
  • Release date:
  • Release type:
    security advisories